It's -2°C and snowing in Uppsala and Flight nr QR090 landed just a few minutes late at Doha Airport, Qatar where it is 20°C late at night - some difference. BUT - it is a difference we are not experiencing as we are still in Uppsala, Sweden! Roger was rushed at 4pm yesterday afternoon to A&E by
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It's just after 1 am Wednesday morning, Eva is fast asleep as she has to work all day Wednesday and I've just finished writing a few e-mails to Oz. It's quiet in the house except for a howling North Easterly wind and the sound of sleet pounding the windows. There is a forecast of snow and falling
Up at 4.30 am, room service delivers breakfast in our room, last minute packing and a good look around so that nothing is forgotten. We take the lift down to the reception and find that we are the only ones checking out at this unearthly time of 5.30 am. A portier waves in a taxi for us and the
Even more culture today! This morning we are going on a Heratige tour in the New Territories to see Man Mo temple, Tai Po market, Tang Chung Ling ancestral hall, Lo Wai walled village, Tai Fu Tai manor house and Fan Tin village. We walk down the road to the pick up point at another hotel and wait
A little culture today, so we take the MTR to Tung Chung on Lantau Island and walk across the square with the fountain from the station to the Tung Chung post office where Eva bought stamps for some postcards. From there it is only a short walk to the Tung Chung Skyrail Terminus from where we will
Today Eva is a bit nervous as we get ourselves ready for a visit to the eye clinic she has had contact with on Hong Kong Island. Doctors and staff from the Guy Hugh Chan Refractive Surgery Centre and the Cataract Surgery Centre at the Hong Kong Sanatorium & Hospital, made a evening study visit
Late breakfast again today, a quick walk to the MTR station to buy an Octopus card (this time with cash in our hands) then back down to the quayside to take the Star ferry across to Hong Kong Island and the bus to The Peak Tram. ”The Peak is the highest mountain on Hong Kong Island at 552 metres
A take it easy day. After a late breakfast we wander down to the Star Ferry Quay to pop over to Hong Kong city on the other side of the water. But we have no loose change or notes and the payment for a ferry ticket has to be in the exact coins. Nowhere could we find a cash point so we trundled up
An early rise this morning in order to pack our cases and eat breakfast before the shuttle bus picks us up to transport us to Sydney airport for our flight to Hong Kong. The Quantas 747/400 boarded on time and before we taxi out I call Judy in Tocumwal to say goodbye and thanks to all for looking
Our second trip visiting friends and relatives in Australia.
Follow Roger & Eva on their trip to Austalia to see never before seen countries, never before seen animals, and meet never before seen relatives.